TABLE 1.

Bacterial strains used for this study

StrainDescriptionSource or reference
C. trachomatis
    L2Biovar lymphogranuloma venereum L2/434/BuH. Caldwell
    L2R1Serovar L2 rpoB1, RifrThis work
C. psittaci
    6BCSerovar 6BCT. Hatch
    BCR1Serovar 6BC rpoB2, RifrThis work
    BC0E1Serovar 6BC 16S1, SpcrThis work
    BC0A2Serovar 6BC 16S2, SpcrThis work
    BCS18Serovar 6BC 16S3, SpcrThis work
    BCS34Serovar 6BC 16S4, SpcrThis work
E. coli
    DH5αFφ80Δ(lacZY-argF)U169 deoR recA1 endA1 phoA hsdR17 supE44 λ thi-1 gyrA96 relA1 Δ(lacZ)M1528